2016

Late Harvest

23,00 

100% Riesling 2016

Description

Ageing:

In used French oak barrels for 9 months.

Tasting Notes:

Amber gold in colour, the nose shows notes of juicy limes, honeycomb, apricot and quince jam and salted pistachios. The palate is balanced with fantastic acidity and a beautiful salinity from our cool, coastal climate.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
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Additional Information

Country
Portugal

Region
Lisbon

Vineyard location
Gradil, Mafra; medium sloping vineyard on south facing slope with deep cool soil.

Climate
Atlantic influence, typically cool mornings and hot afternoons

Soil type
Calcareous clay

Type
Sweet

Grape varieties
100% Riesling

Classification
Vinho Regional de Lisboa

Viticulture /Winemaking
The late harvest of selected botrytis-affected grapes is carried out in mid-October. The bunches are de-stemmed and crushed before undergoing cool maceration for three days. After pressing, the must is transferred into barrels where it ferments slowly into the winter.

Alcohol
12%

Total acidity
12.4 g/l

Volatile acidity
1,36 g/l

pH
2.97

Residual sugar
95 g/l

Production
1.688 bottles of 0.375l

Bottling
August 2017

Launching
June 2020

Winemaking
James Frost
Amândio Cruz

Viticulture
António Moita Maçanita